Olympics-Equestrian-Sweden take team show jumping gold in thrilling jump-off

7/8/2021 3:40:00 PM

Olympics-Equestrian-Sweden take team show jumping gold in thrilling jump-off

Olympics-Equestrian-Sweden take team show jumping gold in thrilling jump-off

TOKYO :Sweden's Peder Fredricson, Malin Baryard-Johnsson and Henrik von Eckermann won team show jumping Olympic gold after a thrilling jump-off on Saturday which left the U.S. team, including singer Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica, with silver.Springsteen, alongside 2008 team gold medallists Laura Kraut

TOKYO :Sweden's Peder Fredricson, Malin Baryard-Johnsson and Henrik von Eckermann won team show jumping Olympic gold after a thrilling jump-off on Saturday which left the U.S. team, including singer Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica, with silver.

Springsteen, alongside 2008 team gold medallists Laura Kraut and McLain Ward, jumped a clear round in the fight for the top spot as did every rider in the jump-off. Sweden won the title on time to ending their gold draught that has lasted since 1924.Belgium's Pieter Devos, Jerome Guery and Gregory Wathelet take home the bronze medal.

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S. team, including singer Bruce Springsteen's daughter Jessica, with silver. In the second match, Sun played Japan's Mima Ito, who she beat in their singles semi-final last week. Springsteen, alongside 2008 team gold medallists Laura Kraut and McLain Ward, jumped a clear round in the fight for the top spot as did every rider in the jump-off.93, but she struggled to get over 4. Sweden won the title on time to ending their gold draught that has lasted since 1924. World number four Wang crushed Miu Hirano 3-0 in the third match to secure victory for China, who have won all four women's Olympic table tennis team events since it was introduced in 2008. Belgium's Pieter Devos, Jerome Guery and Gregory Wathelet take home the bronze medal. Tomala's triumph marked the second surprise race walk gold of the Tokyo Olympics, after Italy's Massimo Stano won the 20km https://www.

Sweden, who powered through the qualifier as the only team with no penalties, saw Baryard-Johnsson knock down a fence in the final but that made barely a dent in the team's stellar performance overall. "This is a team medal and the meaning is different. "It took me a few heights to get into it, but I was just fighting and I finally found a smooth jump. Team Sweden in the stands were already celebrating an all but certain gold when twice individual silver medallist Fredricson's horse caught the last pole with its hooves and felled it. However, the fears of losing the gold medal lasted only a few seconds as France, who could have taken the title, saw the horse of their last rider, Penelope Leprevost, refuse to jump a barrier, resulting in the combination's elimination. I really want to thank them here. Two of the top medal contenders also did not finish the final.90 at the second attempt was enough to secure victory, however, as Anzhelika Sidorova and Britain's Holly Bradshaw finished on 4. After two disappointing rounds, Britain withdrew their third rider Ben Maher, who won individual gold on Tuesday, to preserve his horse Explosion for competitions after the Olympics. "Our young players grew so fast because of Japan. He finished in 3 hours, 50 minutes and eight seconds, coming in 36 seconds in front of Hilbert.

Germany's team did not finish either after world number one Martin Deusser's horse shied at a barrier and he withdrew from the competition. (Reporting by Shadia Nasralla; editing by Clare Fallon and Ken Ferris) Source: Reuters . We've been in this process for the last five years," he said. The pressure of competing in the Olympic final also showed on the other vaulters as the field was cut to four after the second round with the bar at 4.